Stay informed

From an overview to a deep dive

Our startup scene is fast-paced, creative, and future-oriented. To stay informed, you can gather knowledge from various sources. On this page, we explore different perspectives, list these sources accordingly, and take a closer look at individual locations.

A screenshot of our startup ecosystem map.
Raijana, Cofounder of ENTAVA

Are you looking to start a startup or become self-employed?

Then the 'Gründungswerft' is the right community for you. Here, you'll find like-minded individuals and a statewide network composed of many supportive hands. Plus, you'll receive an extra dose of pioneering spirit from our scene.

Surround yourself with an inspiring team or become a part of one.

One of the central elements of a startup is a cohesive, complementary team. Your team needs to be ready to grow through many shared challenges and collaborate in line with the long-term vision of the business idea.

In collaboration with the largest opportunities and job platform in the state, we make the needs visible.

Das Team um NOVA Campus
The team of NOVA-Campus, the opportunities platform in northern Germany

Accelerators speed up your endeavor and act as guides

In Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, you'll find everything you need as an aspiring entrepreneur or self-employed individual. Accelerators play a central role. They offer structured programs (organized by phase and project) with consulting and workshop offerings that can support you all the way to your startup launch. Participation is free but requires an application process.

You can find everything within the community

Accelerators, startup offices at educational institutions, chambers of commerce, associations, institutions, and consulting firms—They are all part of our startup scene in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Almost all of them are even members of the association. We're all here to support you, likely in a way that you won't find anywhere else in Germany.

Almost all events are open and free for everyone, even without membership

Learn more about our members